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Arches National Park

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Plein Air Painting of Broadway Avenue in Arches National Park. It was a really hot day even in the morning.  This plus the changing light forced me to paint really fast.

Road to Hillsboro

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Quick little sketch of the old road to the ghost town of Hillsboro in the Dry Head country of Montana and Wyoming. I just love the Dry Head country as I grew up about 25 miles from the area depicted in this painting. There are a lot of old buildings still standing in Hillsboro, but they are farther down the canyon.

Taylor Mountain

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This is a painting of Taylor Mountain from Idaho Falls.  The view is from the same spot I painted the Old Barn, just rotated 180 degrees. My main objective in this painting was to capture the hazy atmosphere of a warm summer afternoon.

Old Barn

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This is a painting of an old barn in the Idaho Falls area.  It was a nice day and several of us were out doing some plein air painting.

Barn Hunter Washington

Barn Hunter Washington

This was a barn I saw several years ago.  On our last family vacation to Lake Roosevelt we drove past the barn again and I had to stop and take a picture of it to paint.  It is a huge barn with the sides at least 12 foot high.